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Julia Stiles  and Iwan Rheon in Riviera

Hold on to your diamond-cut champagne glasses – there’s high drama on Sky show Riviera as the broadcaster has declined to submit it to the Irish Film (...)

 Colin Farrell at the UK premiere of Killing of a Sacred Deer:  “I’ve been lucky from the start.” Photograph: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images

“I am so ready to not talk about films, to not see a camera, to not have any idea that things such as fame and acting exist,” Colin Farrell says. “I a(...)

Jaye Davidson and Stephen Rea in The Crying Game. “It’s amazing it happened at all,” says Rea. “When we made it, it was the only film in production in England or Ireland.”

It seems impossible now, but Neil Jordan’s low-budget thriller The Crying Game was a box-office flop when it was initially released in the UK and Irel(...)

Liam Neeson (then 64) in Martin Scorsese’s 2016 film Silence. Scorsese is 74. It is bizarre to   still refer  to people over 65 as “dependent”.

Imagine that there has been a widespread outbreak of burglaries, and the Minister of Justice responds by demanding that the burglars should be more up(...)

Neil Jordan: Last September, Variety described him a showrunner on Riviera.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Is it time to drag out the old saw about the ambitious starlet who was so stupid she slept with the writer? Too late. We’ve done it. Throughout Holly(...)

Julia Stiles, ‘a fascinatingly flat actor’, as Georgina Clios in Riviera

Even the extravagant playgrounds of the world’s mega rich are not so well guarded that – with enough wicked intent – someone cannot sneak in and leave(...)

Neil Jordan, who had had cruciate ligament surgery the previous week and was using a walking stick, was attempting to cross the pedestrian crossing at the top of Dawson Street. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish film director Neil Jordan has settled his High Court action over a fall in front of a Dublin Bus in the city centre. Dublin Bus and one of its (...)

Anne Enright,  Laureate for Irish Fiction, Photograph: Alan Betson

Booker Prize-winning author Anne Enright is engaged in a planning battle with neighbours in Sandycove, Co Dublin. Peter and Liz Miller have lodged p(...)

The former US ambassador to Ireland Dan Rooney. Born July 20th, 1932; died April 13th, 2017. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Dan Rooney, who has died at the age of 84, was famous in his native United States as the owner of the most successful American football team, the Pitt(...)

Tutty’s Bar, Hollywood, Co Wicklow, for sale at €485,000 Tutty’s pub, Hollywood, Co Wicklow with its four-bedroom residence is for sale at €485,000

Tutty’s Bar in the village of Hollywood, Co Wicklow is the quintessential Irish pub with its panelled interior installed in the early 1900s and its wa(...)

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